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Siskiyou County Museum

The mission of the Siskiyou County Museum is to collect, preserve, interpret and disseminate the history of Siskiyou County, and in some cases the state of California as it relates to the local region.



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Note : Jumpy images, right edge of some titles cut off, and sound slightly out of sync in some interviews, as in original kinescope. Description : Sponsored by Yreka Western Railroad, Siskiyou Mills, Modern Floors, Pine Mountain Lumber Co., J.F. Sharp Lumber Co., E.J. Hjertager & Son Lumber Co., Boyd & Franson, Inc., Standard Oil Co., California-Pacific Utilities Co., and Siskiyou County Museum, City of Yreka, Chamber of Commerce. Scenes include: circus arrives Yreka and train...
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Note : Fogged edges as in original film. Source :  3  Reels of 3: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie, Yreka (Calif.)
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Note : Film is faded to red. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description :  Siskiyou County Sheriff's Posse footage; performance with members riding horses. Location possibly Siskiyou County Fairgrounds. Advertisements in background. Additional footage shows the Posse in a Yreka, California parade. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Horseback Riding, Parades, Sheriffs, Yreka (Calif.)
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by Schultz, R.G.
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Description: Shots of the Klamath River, Seiad, Tree of Heaven Campground and several bridges along the Klamath River. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film: 8mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
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by State of California
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Note : Color faded to red as in original film. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Note : Color is faded to red as in film. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by Schultz, R.G.
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Description:  Location is Lava Beds National Monument and features California Big Horn sheep in their habitat. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description:  Cross and Kaufman Logging (later named Croman) operation. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by State of California
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Note : Color is extremely faded to red as in original film. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 4 Reels of 4: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description: Walter Pollock, Jr., sifting soil in search of artifacts from the interior of a rock shelter located at Sheep Rock, Siskiyou County, CA. A full excavation took place in the spring of 1955. Bureau of Land Management archaeologists conducted the investigation (CA-Sis-266). Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Note : Starting around halfway through, there is a shadow in the upper right corner from an object in the camera gate. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description: Appears to be the celebration of Yreka’s city water supply from Fall Creek, near Copco in Siskiyou County or possibly to be used as a fish hatchery. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Siskiyou County Museum
by Finn, Ron
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Note : Audio buzz at beginning. Film faded to red. Description: A film by Ron Finn. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
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Source :  3 Reels of 3: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by Schultz, R.G.
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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An audiocassette entitled "Dr. Nancy Wey" from the Siskiyou County Museum collection. Another interview with Dr. Nancy Wey is also available: https://archive.org/details/cyrs_000059
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Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Note : Some dark images as in original film. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Note : Film is silent except for the last minute. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Another late member of a pioneer family is interviewed in this recording. The first pioneer family in Butte Valley. Yreka Trails is also mentioned.
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Source: Micro-cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Alan J. McMurry gives a talk on the infamous Brite Brothers and the murders they committed.
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Tour on the road with Chester Barton to Hamburg and Somes Bar, California along the Klamath River.
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Source: Audio cassette: 2 Tapes of 2
A micro-cassette titled "L. Parsons Trails" from the Siskiyou County Museum collection.
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Source: Micro-cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Two micro-cassettes from the Siskiyou County Museum collection.
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Source: Micro-cassette: 2 Tapes of 2
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Note : Hiss and d istortion as on original tapes. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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A discussion with 94-year-old Clara Wicks, a Shasta Indian; includes music and stories.
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Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Experience the History of Mt. Shasta.
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by Silva, Richard
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Fred Burton, late owner of the Forest House Ranch is interviewed by Richard Silva.
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An old Siskiyou County family ancestor shares his history of the family.
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A discussion on fostering handicapped individuals with Maggie Gioslow
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Experience the History of Mt. Shasta.
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Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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This recording includes a discussion on early gold miners in Siskiyou County, CA.
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Discussion by Orel Lewis on Scott Valley with mention of the site where trapper Stephen Meek resided.
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Bill Lange talks about his life in Klamath Country
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Edgewood, Siskiyou County, CA Postmistress
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Talk on the Klamath and Scott Rivers. Society Meeting: Meeting of the Siskiyou County Historical Society.
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An audio cassette from the Siskiyou County Museum's collection.
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A discussion on The Old Ones: Shasta Indians
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The Martin family is a prominent and well-known family in Siskiyou County. This discussion is related to the Yreka trail and Ball Goosenest Road.
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Dr. Nancy Wey on the State of California, Yreka, and State of Jefferson
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Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Alan J. McMurry speaks on Modoc War for an American Heritage Class at the Yreka Community Center in California.
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Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Native resident, school teacher, and author Minerva Starritt gives a presentation at a museum
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Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Interview with a Siskiyou County old timer includes a discussion on mule packing.
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This recording includes a discussion on the McKeen Gold Mine.
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Fred Burton was the late owner of the Forest House Ranch and is interviewed here by Richard Silva
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Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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A recording of Indian Prayer and songs in addition to Myths of Mt. Shasta.
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Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Al Bryan, a member of the pioneer Bryan family, is interviewed in this recording.
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Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Lydia Ann Finley Head was born in 1877 in Siskiyou County, California.
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Ashley Howard Russel is author of Siskiyou Trail, a book published in 1959.
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The Martin family is a prominent and well-known family in Siskiyou County. This discussion is related to the Yreka trail and Ball Goosenest Road.
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Hazel Pollock was the curator of Siskiyou County Museum.
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On the ground look at Quartz Valley during a 1970s field trip. A talk by John Davidson.
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Interview regarding Walker Stage Road in Siskiyou County. Hegler is an old pioneer family.
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A Car Tour of Dunsmuir
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A presentation by Leland Stone on Weed, California.
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